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United States of Rome

A special event only at BookTree, Featuring writers: Rebecca Hoogs, Rebecca Meredith and David D. Horowitz.

The United States of Rome is a free even that will feature poetry about Ancient Rome and a trivia contest (with prizes).

Hosted by David D. Horowitz.

Saturday March 24th at 5PM at BookTree in Kirkland.

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Rebecca Hoogs is the Associate Director for Seattle Arts & Lectures and sometimes co-directs and teaches in the summer Creative Writing in Rome program for the University of Rome. She has published – Self-Storage (a 2013 WA State Book Award Finalist) and the chapbook Grenade. Her poems have appeared in Poetry, Agni , Field, Crazyhorse, Zyzzyva, The Journal, Poetry Northwest and many other journals.

Rebecca Meredith is a poet, writer and retired psychoanalys. Her work has appeared in literary magazines, anthologies and most recently in a permanent installation on Redmond’s new Central Connector walking trail. She was Redmond’s first poet laureate and has just completed the sequel to her 2014 novel, The Last of the Pascagoula.

David D. Horowitz founded and manages Rose Alley Press which has published the work of several NorthWest poets including two anthologies. His latest published collection of poetry is Cathedral and Highrise. David’s poems have appeared in numerous journals including The New Formalist, The Lyric,, and Raven Chronicles, and his essays regularly appear in Exterminating Angel. His website is .